Shadow minister's tour of rail fare protests derailed by broken train

Shadow minister's tour of rail fare protests derailed by broken train

Andy McDonald stuck on Virgin Trains East Coast service after it broke down soon after leaving Stevenage

One of the most prominent figures in rail protests across the country was unable to reach rallies in the north of England on Tuesday morning – because he was stuck on a broken train.

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After great rail fares rally at Kings X, and then meeting brilliant campaigners at Stevenage, now en route to Leeds only for our Virgin train to breakdown with complete loss of power just like this awful Tory government!

When virgin trains mess up and the older male train manager in the resulting conversation dismisses you with that hideously patronising word women shudder at in contexts such as these: “honey” @virgin_trainsEC.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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